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Observation by Miguel Araújo: Planets and Milky Way over Monsaraz

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Miguel Araújo

Observer

Miguel Araújo

Observed

2020 Aug 14 - 22:55

Uploaded

2020 Aug 16 - 16:28

Objects

The Milky Way

Planetarium overlay









Constellation

Sagittarius

Field centre

RA: 18h08m
Dec: -28°19'
Position angle: +25°57'

Field size

49° × 33°

Equipment
  • Canon EOS 1200D, 24 mm lens, f/2.8
Exposure

ISO 6400, 25 secs

Location

Lake Alqueva Observatory, Monsaraz, Portugal

Target name

Milky Way

Title

Planets and Milky Way over Monsaraz

About this image

The major planets, Saturn and Jupiter, point the way to the Milky Way's center, Lagoon and Triffid nebulae. I took this photo at the Lake Alqueva Observatory in Monsaraz, Portugal. The pillars of red light confer a nice contrasting colour on the trees.

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